Delayed Birth Certificate – Clyde Goodbread Wiggins

This was found in the Old Steel File Drawer labeled “Early 1900’s.”

On the Envelope

Delayed Birth Certificate
Information

In Re; – Clyde Goodbread Wiggins, Sr.

In the Envelope

(PAGE 1)

PETITION FOR DELAYED BIRTH CERTIFICATE

In the County Judge’s Court, State of Florida, County of Hamilton

County Judge’s File Number: 245

Petitioner respectfully says that:

No birth certificate has heretofore been filed for him and as evidence thereof, petitioner has attached hereto an official statement to that effect from the official custodian of the birth records of the State of Florida, being the State of his birth.

Petitioner’s full name is Clyde Goodbread Wiggins, Sr., Male. His residence is Spring Street, White Springs, Florida. He was born on February 12, 1895 at White Springs, Hamilton County, Florida;

That petitioner’s father’s name was (or is) Thomas Rutherford Wiggins, color or race of father White, birthplace of father Columbia County, Florida.

Maiden name of mother Alice Florella Goodbread, color or race of mother, White, birthplace of mother, Hamilton County, Florida.

Date of marriage of parents Unknown and petitioner prays that an order be entered by this court, certifying such facts.

Signature Signed Clyde Goodbread Wiggins, Sr.
If not signed by petitioner, state relationship to petitioner

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 6th day of January 1961.
Signed John H. McCormick
County Judge
(Seal)

As corroboration of the petitioner’s sworn statement of the facts of birth, there may be presented:

Baptismal Certificate.
Family Bible. – Yes
School Record.
Application for Insurance Policy.
Affidavit from the Attending Physician or Midwife.
Application for Marriage License. – Yes
Birth Certificate of Petitioner’s Child. – Yes
Affidavit from Person Having Definite Knowledge of the Facts. – Yes
Military record; registration papers for selective service. (typed in)


(PAGE 2)

STATE OF FLORIDA, HAMILTON COUNTY

Before me personally came C.G. Wiggins who first being duly sworn says, I am 29 years of age.

C.G. Wiggins.

Sworn and subscribed before me this the 1st day of Dec. 1924.

W.D. Johnson, N.P.
My Commission Expires 5/12/28

STATE OF FLORIDA, HAMILTON COUNTY

Before me personally came Gladys Williams who first being duly sworn says, I am 21 years of age.

Gladys Williams.

Sworn and subscribed before me this the 1st day of Dec. 1924.

W.D. Johnson, N.P.
My Commission Expires 5/12/28


(PAGE 3)

STATE OF FLORIDA, COUNTY OF HAMILTON

I, John H. McCormick, County Judge in and for Hamilton County, Florida, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the Original Application for Marriage License.

In Re: C.G. Goodbread

As same appears of record in this office in Steel File 28B records of Hamilton County, Florida.

I further certify that the County Judge’s Court is a constitutional court and a court of record with an official seal, and that the Judge of said Court is the Custodian of the records and seal of said Court; and that said Court has a Clerk duly appointed by the Judge of the said Court, which said Clerk is empowered to execise all non-judicial functions which the Judge may perform, and that this attestation is in due form by the proper officer according to the laws of the State of Florida.

WITNESS the Honorable John H. McCormick, County Judge in and for Hamilton County, Florida, and the seal of said Court, at Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida, this 6th day of January, A.D., 19613.

Signed John H. McCormick
County Judge


(PAGE 4)

Office of Supervisor of Registration
Hamilton County
Jasper, Florida

Date January 6, 1961
This is to certify that the records in this office show that on January 11, 1930, Mr. C.G. Wiggins registered at the age of 34 years old.

Signed Ann C. Malpas
Supervisor of Registration.


(PAGE 5)

State of Florida
County of Hamilton

Affidavit

BEFORE ME, the undersigned authority, personally appeared Myrtle I. Kendrick, who, after having been first duly sworn pursuant to law did depose and say:

(1) That she is 73 years of age.
(2) That she has knowledge of the facts of and pertaining to the birth of Clyde Goodbread Wiggins.
(3) That she was not present in the room in which the said Clyde Goodbread Wiggins was born, but she was present in other parts of the house, in which he was born, at the time of his birth.
(4) That the said Clyde Goodbread Wiggins was born on February 12, 1895, at White Springs, Hamilton County, Florida.
(5) That the father of said Clyde Goodbread Wiggins was Thomas Rutherford Wiggins and his Mother was Fluella Goodbread.
(6) The said Mother, who is now deceased, of Clyde Goodbread Wiggins was the sister of affiant.

Signed Myrtle I. Kendrick
Myrtle I. Kendrick

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 6th day of January 1961 at Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida.

Signed John H. McCormick
County Judge

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